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Parliamentary Assembly observer delegation makes pre-electoral visit to Tunisia

A five-member, cross-party delegation of observers from the Assembly, headed by Andreas Gross (Switzerland, SOC), visited Tunisia on 15 and 16 September 2011 ahead of the elections for a Constituent National Assembly. The delegation is met the President, Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister, as well as leaders of the main political parties and members of the Supreme Commission for the Completion of the Revolution's Objectives. It also met election officials, NGOs and media representatives, as well as members of the EU electoral assistance team in Tunis. A full 20-member PACE delegation observed the election itself on 23 October